Dark Chocolate Pomegranate Bark
This healthy holiday treat is sure to be a hit at your next party or gathering. The dark chocolate and pomegranates serve a powerful antioxidant punch, while the nuts or seeds provide some protein and/or fiber. Happy Holidays and Enjoy!
ounces dark chocolate
to 1 cup of pomegranate seeds
½ cup of chopped almonds, pecans, walnuts, pistachios, sunflower seeds or pumpkin
- Melt the dark chocolate (about two bars worth)
in the microwave or a double boiler
Looking for a new recipe for Thanksgiving that will satisfy your sweet tooth, but not throw you over the edge? These pumpkin pie truffles will provide you with antioxidants from the dark chocolate, and fiber, potassium and vitamin C from the pumpkin! See ... indulgence can be healthy if you slightly alter it (instead of going for that giant piece of apple or pecan pie) and indulge in moderation! I hope you enjoy these as much as we do!
Pumpkin Pie Truffles
RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Pumpkin Apple Soup
It's going to be COLD out this weekend here in MA. What better way to warm up than with a delicious cup of hot soup with fun fall flavors! This soup has a tangy flavor from the apples and richness from the pumpkin and it's packed with fiber, Vitamin A and C and other key nutrients to nourish your body! Warm up and enjoy!
2 Tbs. olive oil
1 yellow onion, thinly sliced
1/2 tsp. sea salt
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
4 cups low-sodium vegetable stock
RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Roasted Fall Veggie Salad with Orange Chipotle Dressing
This delicious roasted fall salad incorporates colorful veggies, seeds and dried fruit for a nutrient-packed dish with a spicy kick!
2 sweet potatoes (peeled and chopped)
1 butternut squash (peeled and chopped)
4 carrots (peeled and chopped)
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cups dried cranberries
1/4 cups orange juice
1 teaspoon honey
1 chipotle chile (minced finely)
1 1/2 teaspoons adobo sauce
1/2 cups pepitas